Edessa

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Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Edessa

The water of the waterfall on its vertical flow crushes on the rock and creates small droplets.
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Edessa Waterfalls

Probably the most significant attraction of the city that attracts thousands of visitors and creates an idyllic atmosphere with amazing views.

A picture of the exterior of the old Hemp Factory of Edessa.
↓ S   < 1km

Old Hemp Factory of Edessa

« Kanavourgio »

Facilities in Varosi district that reveal the industrial past of the city and its evolution within the years.

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The main corridor of the interior of the church of the Koimisis in Edessa.
↙ SW   < 1km

Church of the Koimisis, Edessa

Byzantine church of the 14th century with the characteristic ancient Corinthian columns that served for centuries as the Cathedral of the city.

The dome of the church between the buildings of the preserved district of Varosi in Edessa.
↙ SW   < 1km

Traditional District «Varosi»

Unique traditional district that reveals the old architecture of Edessa and builds up an ideal destination for locals and visitors.

A steep rock and the cafeteria "High Rock" on top of it among the dense vegetation of the area.
↙ SW   < 1km

The High Rock of Edessa

« Psilos Vrachos »

Magnificent panoramic view of the Edessa valley, Mount Vermio, and the broader region.

The ancient bridge of Kioupri surrounded by trees.
← W   ≈ 1.1km

Kioupri Park & Roman Bridge, Edessa

A beautiful oasis of relaxation named after the ancient bridge is located at this central park.

A picture showing the exterior of the Yeni Mosque of Edessa.
↙ SW   ≈ 1.5km

Yeni Mosque of Edessa

The monument that reminds the Ottoman past of the city is characterized by an architecture that merges elements from different cultures.

The building of the Argatia Winery in Rodochori with a vineyard at the front yard.
↓ S   ≈ 18.1km

Argatia Winery, Rodochori

Worth-visiting small family enterprise, that respects the tradition but also invests on a scientific approach regarding local winemaking.

The town hall and the old clocktower of the city of Naousa.
↘ SE   ≈ 25.2km

Naousa, Imathia

Town of the Macedonia region, famous for its traditional architecture and its heroic contribution to the struggle of National Independence.

An overview of the slopes and the facilities of the ski resort 3-5 Pigadia.
↓ S   ≈ 27.3km

3-5 Pigadia Ski Center, Naousa Imathia

A modern resort with contemporary facilities that attracts numerous ski lovers.

An open-air thermal pool by the river flow at the Pozar area.
photo: C messier
↖ NW   ≈ 30.6km

Pozar Baths, Loutraki Pellas

« Loutra Pozar »

Hidden gem and astonishing thermal springs destination of North Greece and Macedonian area.

A house in the city of Veria renovated following the traditional Macedonian architecture.
↘ SE   ≈ 39.7km

Veria

The biggest city of Imathia county that is famous for its traditional architecture, the numerous monuments, and its Byzantine past.

The snowy slope of Seli ski resort where the chalet and many guests are visible.
photo: Taspozi
↓ S   ≈ 41.2km

Seli Ski Resort, Kato Vermio

The first and the largest ski resort of the country of Greece that was founded in 1934 and attracts many guests on an annual basis.

Questions & Answers about Edessa

Why Visit Edessa?
  • Many water sources gave Edessa's name, which literally means "Tower in the water".
  • Macedonian city in a green landscape with distinctive traditional architecture.
  • The famous waterfalls attract numerous visitors.